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SCMU4611: Dissertation Seminar

As part of doing an Honours year in the BMus degree, you are required to write a dissertation on an original topic area. In most cases, this topic area will align in some way with the Portfolio area covered in SCMU4601 Music Honours Portfolio. Dissertation Seminar provides a structure for you to start the process of researching and writing up your topic, in a group-learning based environment. Research and high-level academic writing skills are also covered.

Code SCMU4611
Academic unit Performance Studies
Credit points 6

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate a clear understanding of how to undertake research for and complete your honours dissertation
  • LO2. clearly, confidently and articulately present your research to your peers in both written and oral forms
  • LO3. produce written research outputs of a high and consistently improving quality
  • LO4. skilfully navigate and discuss the literature in your research area

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.